Shadow Boxer by Steve Chapple

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First time shoot for Kirk – a boxer from Mt Gambier.

Strength and power muted by the shadowy lighting.

A great talent and easy person to photograph.

Canon 7D – 17 – 85 lens @ 30.
ISO 400 – F 5 – 1/20th sec.


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  • Lea Valley Photographic
    Lea Valley Pho...about 4 years ago

    Outstanding image and so well lit.

    B&W might look good?… :)

  • Thanks Allen – will head off and try a BW version. Appreciate your comment.

    – Steve Chapple

  • D Byrne
    D Byrneabout 4 years ago

    Excellent light, I like the contrast the Red Gloves provide.

  • velveteagle
    velveteagleabout 4 years ago

    Oh yes.. Well done Steve..

  • greenstone
    greenstoneabout 4 years ago

    beautifully taken!!!

  • CJTill
    CJTillabout 4 years ago

    Excellent work Steve.

  • Sean Farragher
    Sean Farragherabout 4 years ago


  • Dave  Hartley
    Dave Hartleyabout 4 years ago

    excellent use of lighting – adds a drama to the image

  • simoneb
    simonebabout 4 years ago

    Brilliant work Steve, love the pose and lighting!

  • Al Bourassa
    Al Bourassaabout 4 years ago

    Perfect lighting!

  • Baldric
    Baldricabout 4 years ago

    Strong light sets the mood. Great shadows.

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